Debutant Madagascar Advances Into Quarter-Finals As Race For AFCON Trophy Heats Up

Posted on July 08 2019 , at 03:35 pm
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As the 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the biennial international men’s football championship of Africa advances into the quarter-finals, fans can be assured of another round of exciting and breath-taking football action. The group stage witnessed lots of incidents from the goals, the misses, upsets and permutation of who will qualify for the next round.

With the group stage over and the round of 16 almost over, the competition is well poised to offer more excitement and upsets as the final 8 teams head into the quarter-finals. Debutant Madagascar shocked continent when they defeated 3 times AFCON winners, Nigeria in their final group game to qualify as group winners. As if that was not enough, Madagascar stunned the continent again by defeating DR Congo 4-2 on penalties to advance to the quarter-finals.

In another surprising turn of events, South Africa knocked out host and favourites Egypt, after scoring in the 85 minutes to seal the win and set up a quarter-final match against Nigeria who defeated defending champions Cameroun 3-2 in the round of 16 stages.

With title contenders, Algeria, Senegal, and Nigeria already in the quarter-finals and Ivory Coast, Tunisia and Ghana still in contention and the opportunity to win cool cash on Betway by betting on your favourite team, you won’t want to miss any of the action.

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